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Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania Approve Resolution to Permanently Ban Fracking in the Delaware River Basin

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Environment

NEWTOWN, Pa. – Governors of Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania, comprising a majority of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), announced today that they had voted in favor of a resolution put forward by the commission to issue draft regulations to permanently ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas in the Delaware River Basin. The […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order Establishing Offshore Wind Working Group

Date Posted: Monday, August 28th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Energy and Climate DNREC Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Economy The Environment

Group will study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday signed an executive order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group to study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development to serve Delaware. “We must look for ways to participate in the […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Announcement on Emission Reductions

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney The Environment

RGGI announced plan to continue emissions reduction program through 2030; reductions will help meet U.S. Climate Alliance goal WILMINGTON, Del. – On Wednesday, the nine northeast states that comprise the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) announced their intent to continue this successful emissions reduction program through 2030. The RGGI states, including Delaware, also announced improvements […]




Governor Carney to Trump Administration: No Drilling in the Atlantic

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney The Environment

Governor opposed oil and gas leasing in federal waters off Delaware, or elsewhere in Atlantic WILMINGTON, Del. – In a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, Governor John Carney opposed drilling for oil and gas in federal waters off the coast of Delaware, or elsewhere in the Atlantic. President Trump in April issued an […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 190 to Modernize the Coastal Zone Act

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Categories:  DNREC Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor The Economy The Environment

New law will allow responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites along coastline CLAYMONT, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 190 – bipartisan legislation that modernizes Delaware’s Coastal Zone Act. The new law will allow for the responsible redevelopment of 14 legacy industrial sites in the coastal zone, new […]




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